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West Bengal Lok Sabha election results 2019: Saffron surge stuns Trinamool in Mamata's fortress

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: West Bengal sends the third highest number of MPs in the Lok Sabha. A total of 466 candidates contested the Lok Sabha election 2019, the results of which will be declared today.  

West Bengal Lok Sabha election results 2019: Saffron surge stuns Trinamool in Mamata's fortress
Harish Chatterjee Road near WB CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee's residence bears a deserted look in Kolkata on May 23, 2019 (IANS photo)
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Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made stunning inroads in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal. Trinamool has won 22 seats while the BJP bagged 18 seats and Congress two seats. The Left, which ruled Bengal for three decades, failed to open its account in the state.

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Thank you for joining us for the updates on West Bengal Lok Sabha election 2019 results. 

* Election Commission declares the complete election results for West Bengal. Trinamool has won 22 seats while the BJP bagged 18 seats and Congress two seats. The Left, which ruled Bengal for three decades, failed to open its account in the state.

 

 

* EC declares results for the remaining three seats. TMC candidates Abhishek Banerjee, Pratima Mondal and Nusrat Jahan Ruhi win Diamond Harbour, Joynagar and Basirhat respectively. 

 

* EC yet to declare results for Diamond Harbour, Joynagar and Basirhat. Mamata's nephew and TMC candidate Abhishek Banerjee is leading with a margin of over 3.2 lakh votes in Diamond Harbour. TMC candidates Pratima Mondal and Nusrat Jahan Ruhi are leading by 3.1 lakh and 3.5 lakh votes from Joynagar and Basirhat respectively. 

 

* Trends at 5.40 am:

 

Constituency Winners Party Margin
Alipurduars: John Barla Bharatiya Janata Party 243989
Arambagh: Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali) All India Trinamool Congress 1142
Asansol: Babul Supriyo Bharatiya Janata Party 197637
Baharampur: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress 80696
Balurghat: Sukanta Majumdar Bharatiya Janata Party 33293
Bangaon: Shantanu Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party 111594
Bankura: Dr. Subhas Sarkar Bharatiya Janata Party 174333
Barasat: Dr. Kakoli Ghoshdastidar All India Trinamool Congress 109983
Bardhaman Purba: Sunil Kumar Mondal All India Trinamool Congress 89311
Barrackpore: Arjun Singh Bharatiya Janata Party 14857
Birbhum: Satabdi Roy All India Trinamool Congress 88924
Bishnupur: Khan Saumitra Bharatiya Janata Party 78047
Bolpur: Asit Kumar Mal All India Trinamool Congress 106402
Burdwan - Durgapur: SS Ahluwalia Bharatiya Janata Party 2439
Cooch Behar: Nisith Pramanik Bharatiya Janata Party 54231
Darjeeling: Raju Bista Bharatiya Janata Party 413443
Dum Dum: Sougata Ray All India Trinamool Congress 53002
Ghatal: Adhikari Deepak (Dev) All India Trinamool Congress 107973
Hooghly: Locket Chatterjee Bharatiya Janata Party 189084
Howrah: Prasun Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress 196956
Jadavpur: Mimi Chakraborty All India Trinamool Congress 125203
Jalpaiguri: Dr. Jayanta Kumar Roy Bharatiya Janata Party 184004
Jangipur: Khalilur Rahaman All India Trinamool Congress 245782
Jhargram: Kunar Hembram Bharatiya Janata Party 11767
Kanthi: Adhikari Sisir All India Trinamool Congress 111668
Kolkata Dakshin: Mala Roy All India Trinamool Congress 155192
Kolkata Uttar: Bandyopadhyay Sudip All India Trinamool Congress 127095
Krishnanagar: Mahua Moitra All India Trinamool Congress 63218
Maldaha Dakshin: Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury (Dalu) Indian National Congress 8222
Maldaha Uttar: Khagen Murmu Bharatiya Janata Party 84288
Mathurapur: Choudhury Mohan Jatua All India Trinamool Congress 203974
Medinipur: Dilip Ghosh Bharatiya Janata Party 88952
Murshidabad: Abu Taher Khan All India Trinamool Congress 226417
Purulia: Jyotirmay Singh Mahato Bharatiya Janata Party 204732
Raiganj: Debasree Chaudhuri Bharatiya Janata Party 60574
Ranaghat: Jagannath Sarkar Bharatiya Janata Party 233428
Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress 98536
Tamluk: Adhikari Dibyendu All India Trinamool Congress 190165
Uluberia: Sajda Ahmed All India Trinamool Congress 215359

 

*Welcome back to the live updates of Lok Sabha election results 2019.

* According to the 12.30 am trends:

TMC's Prasun Banerjee has won from Howrah constituency 

BJP's RAJU BISTA has won in Darjeeling constituency 

TMC's Nusrat Jahan Ruhi has won in Basirhat constituency 

TMC's Dr. Kakoli Ghoshdastidar has won from Barasat constituency 

BJP's DR. SUBHAS SARKAR has won in Bankura constituency 

Congress' ADHIR RANJAN CHOWDHURY is leading in Baharampur constituency 

BJP's Babul Supriyo has won from the Asansol constituency defeating TMC's Moon Moon Sen

BJP's John Barla has won from Alipurduars constituency defeating Dasrath Tirkey of TMC.

Popular Tollywood actor and TMC candidate Dev (Deepak Adhikari) has won from Ghatal constituency. He won the seat in 2014 too.

* The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) issues statement on Lok Sabha Election Results 2019:

"The Indian electorate has given a decisive verdict in favour of the BJP and its allies. The CPI(M) has suffered a severe setback in these elections. We shall introspect the reasons for this and draw proper lessons for the future. The CPI(M) thanks all those people who have voted for its candidates. The PB salutes all those who worked in carrying forward the CPI(M)’s message in these elections to the people.

"There are very big challenges ahead regarding the defence of our secular democratic Republic, the institutions of Constitutional authority, people’s rights and livelihood issues. The Polit Bureau calls upon the people to safeguard harmony and to unitedly come forward to meet these challenges in the future," said the party.

* BJP supporters burst crackers on Kolkata's iconic Howrah bridge. 

* National joint General Secretary organization BJP Shivprakash tweets:

* West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s nephew and Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee wins from high profile Diamond Harbour constituency. 

* "Thank you India! The faith placed in our alliance is humbling and gives us strength to work even harder to fulfil people's aspirations. I salute every BJP Karyakarta for their determination, perseverance & hardwork. They went home to home, elaborating on our development agenda," tweets Modi. 

* Ranaghat BJP candidate Jagannath Sarkar beats his rival TMC's Rupali Biswas by more than 1.5 lakh votes. 

* Trends at 5:00 pm: Trinamool leading on 23 out of 42 seats while BJP ahead on 18 seats.

 

* Trends at 5:00 pm: Trinamool leading on 25 out of 42 seats while BJP ahead on 15 seats.

* Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi is now leading over BJP's Arjun Singh by a thin margin of 2370 votes. 

* Popular Tollywood actor and TMC candidate Dev (Deepak Adhikari) leading from Ghatal constituency. He won the seat in 2014 too.

* Trends at 3:40 pm: BJP now leading on 20 out of 42 seats, Trinamool on 21 seats. 

* From Barrackpore constituency, BJP candidate Arjun Singh is leading over his nearest opponent TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi by a thin margin of 8525 votes.

* West Bengal seems to be headed for a saffron surge, with the BJP leading in 19 seats and the ruling All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) ahead in 22 out of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.

* "Together we grow, together we prosper, together we will build strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again: PM on poll results," tweets PM Modi.

 

* TMC congratulates YSRC Party and BJD for victory in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Assemblies

 

 

* BJP's Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury leading with a margin of 12,324 vote against Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury in Maldaha Dakshin while BJP's Khagen Murmu is ahead of TMC's Mausam Nooe with 8188 votes. 

* "Very sad over the counting," says TMC candidate Moon Moon Sen as she stares at defeat.

 

* Trends at 1:40 pm: BJP now leading on 19 out of 42 seats, Trinamool on 22 seats. 

* "Congratulations to the winners. But all losers are not losers. We have to do a complete review and then we will share our views with you all. Let the counting process be completed fully and the VVPATs matched," tweets Mamata Banerjee.

 

* Protesting Trinamool cadres allegedly gherao BJP Candidates Anupam Hazra's car at a counting centre in Jadavpur. The incident took place in a counting centre in front of Vijaygarh Jyotish Roy College in Jadavpur constituency. 

* In Jangipur, Trinamool's Khalilur Rahaman ahead of BJP's Mafuja Khatun with 113845 votes while Congress' Abhijit Mukherjee, son of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, is at the third position.

* Trends at 1 pm: BJP's Babul Supriyo ahead of Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen with 75971 votes while Trinamool Congress' Mimi Chakraborty ahead of BJP's Anupam Hazra with 113676 votes.

* The Parliamentary Board of BJP will meet today evening. PM Modi is likely to address the party workers here at 5.30 pm.

* Trinamool Congress's Mimi Chakraborty leading with 85000 votes in Jadavpur.

*  Official EC trends at 11:45 am: Trinamool Congress leading on 23 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party on 18 and Congress on one.

* Actor-turned-politician Mimi Chakraborty is currently in the lead for TMC in Jadavpur Lok Sabha seat. Anupam Hazra, who crossed to BJP from TMC, is in second position.

* BJP's Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol with 55000 votes against TMC's Moon Moon Sen.

* Official EC trends at 11:05 am (Leading candidates)

Alipurduars: John Barla, Bharatiya Janata Party
Arambagh: Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali) All India Trinamool Congress 
Asansol: Babul Supriya Baral, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Baharampur: Apurba Sarkar (David), All India Trinamool Congress
Balurghat: Arpita Ghosh, All India Trinamool Congress
Bangaon: Shantanu Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Bankura: Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
Barasat: Dr. Kakoli Ghoshdastidar, All India Trinamool Congress
Bardhaman Purba: Sunil Kumar Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress
Barrackpore: Arjun Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party
Birbhum: Satabdi Roy, All India Trinamool Congress
Bishnupur: Khan Saumitra, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Basirhat: Nusrat Jahan Ruhim, All India Trinamool Congress
Birbhum: Satabi Roy, All India Trinamool Congress
Bolpur: Asit Kumar Mal, All India Trinamool Congress 
Burdwan - Durgapur: SS Ahluwalia, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Cooch Behar: Adhikary Paresh Chandra, All India Trinamool Congress 
Darjeeling: Raju Bista, Bharatiya Janata Party
Diamond Harbour: Abhishek Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 
Dum Dum: Sougata Ray, All India Trinamool Congress 
Ghatal: Adhikaru Deepak (DEV), All India Trinamool Congress
Hooghly: Locket Chatterjee, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Howrah: Prasun Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 
Jadavpur: Mimi Chakraborty, All India Trinamool Congress
Jalpaiguri: Dr. Jayanta Kumar ROy, Bharatiya Janata Party
Jangipur: Khalilur Rahaman, All India Trinamool Congress 
Jhargram: Kunar Hembram, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Joynagar: Pratima Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress I
Kanthi: Adhikari Sisir, All India Trinamool Congress 
Kolkata Dakshin: Mala Roy, All India Trinamool Congress 
Kolkata Uttar: Bandyopadhyay Sudip, All India Trinamool Congress 
Kishnanagar: Mahua Moitra, All India Trinamool Congress 
Maldaha Dakshin: Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury, Bharatiya Janata Party
Maldaha Uttar: Khagen Murmu, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Mathurapur: Choudhury Mohan Jatua, All India Trinamool Congress 
Medinipur: Dilip Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Party
Murshidabad: Abu Taher Khan, All India Trinamool Congress 
Purulia: Jyotirmay Singh Mahato, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Raiganj: Debasree Chaudhuri, Bharatiya Janata Party
Ranaghat: Jagannath Sarkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress
Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 
Uluberia: Sajda Ahmed, All India Trinamool Congress 

* Left has failed to open its account in the state, faring almost as poorly as was widely predicted in the exit polls. 

*Election Trends at 10:50 am: Trinamool leading from 25 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party on 16 and Congress on one. 

* BJP's Babul Supriyo takes a shot at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi:

 

*Election Trends at 10:35 am: Trinamool leading from 25 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party on 15 and Congress on one.

*Election Trends at 10:10 am: Trinamool leading from 21 seats, BJP on 14, and Congress on two.

* As per official EC site, Trinamool is now leading on 22 seats.

* Official EC trends at 9:45 am (Leading candidates)

Alipurduars: John Barla, Bharatiya Janata Party

Arambagh: Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali) All India Trinamool Congress 

Asansol: Babul Supriya Baral, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Baharampur: Apurba Sarkar (David), All India Trinamool Congress

Bangaon: Shantanu Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Bankura: Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Bharatiya Janata Party

Bardhaman Purba: Sunil Kumar Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress

Birbhum: Satabdi Roy, All India Trinamool Congress

Bishnupur: Khan Saumitra, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Bolpur: Asit Kumar Mal, All India Trinamool Congress 

Burdwan - Durgapur: Ss Ahluwalia, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Cooch Behar: Adhikary Paresh Chandra, All India Trinamool Congress 

Diamond Harbour: Abhishek Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 

Dum Dum: Sougata Ray, All India Trinamool Congress 

Ghatal: Bharati Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Hooghly: Locket Chatterjee, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Howrah: Prasun Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 

Jadavpur: Mimi Chakraborty, All India Trinamool Congress

Jangipur: Khalilur Rahaman, All India Trinamool Congress 

Jhargram: Kunar Hembram, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Joynagar: Pratima Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress I

Kanthi: Adhikari Sisir, All India Trinamool Congress 

Kolkata Dakshin: Mala Roy, All India Trinamool Congress 

Kolkata Uttar: Bandyopadhyay Sudip, All India Trinamool Congress 

Kishnanagar: Mahua Moitra, All India Trinamool Congress 

Maldaha Dakshin: Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury (Dalu), Indian National Congress 

Maldaha Uttar: Khagen Murmu, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Mathurapur: Choudhury Mohan Jatua, All India Trinamool Congress 

Murshidabad: Abu Taher Khan, All India Trinamool Congress 

Purulia: Jyotirmay Singh Mahato, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 

Uluberia: Sajda Ahmed, All India Trinamool Congress 

 

* BJP giving a tough fight to Trinamool. The party is leading in 10 seats. Trinamool is leading from 13 seats.

* Trinamool candidate and Mamata's nephew Abhijeet Banerjee leading from Diamond 

* Sitting MP and Congress heavyweight Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury leading from Baharampur.

* BJP's Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol with 8500 votes against TMC's Moon Moon Sen: EC trends

* As per official EC trends, TMC's Dr. Ratna De (Nag) and Sultan Ahmed are ahead of BJP's Locket Chatterjee and Joy Banerjee from Hooghly and Uluberia constituencies respectively.

* Trinamool takes lead on 11 seats, BJP leading from two seats.

* Police stops a Trinamool agent, holding a mobile phone, trying to forcefully enter a counting center in Kolkata's Dum Dum. The man also allegedly tried to enter Gurunanak Institute of Dental Science in Panihati.

* Trinamool is now leading from eight seats, BJP on two. 

* Early trends show Mamata-led TMC leading in five seats, while the BJP is leading in one. Congress and Left Front yet to open account.

* The counting started with the postal ballots, following which the EVMs would be opened. 

* Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Counting begins at 8 am in West Bengal

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* Read- Lok Sabha election results 2019: Trinamool vs BJP vs Left vs Congress verdict in West Bengal today 

 

* As many as 200 companies of central armed paramilitary forces (CAPFs) will remain deployed in West Bengal till May 27 in a bid to curb any post-poll violence that might occur in the state.

* Large scale violence was reported from different parliamentary constituencies across the state in all the seven phases of poll, with Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party blaming each other for the violence. Controversy also erupted after the statue of Bengali icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was vandalised in Kolkata during Amit Shah's roadshow on May 14, leading to clashes between members of TMC and BJP.

* With 42 Lok Sabha seats, West Bengal sends the third highest number of lawmakers in the lower house of the parliament. The state witnessed voting in all the seven-phases of the Lok Sabha election on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. Out of the 42 seats, 10 are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 2 for Scheduled Tribes.  The fate of 466 candidates will be known on Thursday, May 23, 2019.